Ottawa New Horizons Band
Ottawa New Horizons Band


Our members proudly form four adult concert bands and two jazz bands, learning and performing in an atmosphere of respect and fun.

The program is designed to give adults an opportunity to learn to play a musical instrument.  If you'd like to find out more, please spend some time reading the information on this site and feel free to contact us using the links at the left.

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Upcoming ONHB concerts in the community!


April 10 Capital Crescendos (returning percussion between 4:30-5:30 pm)

Wed., April 23  Bytown Beginners (returning percussion from Windsor Park Manor, Hunt Club   8:45 – 9:30 pm)

Tuesday, April 29, Elgin Encores (returning percussion from Oakpark Manor, Valour St  8:45 – 9:30pm )

April 30th at 6:30 pm at Casling View Manor, Rideau Cadences

Friday, June 13. Monday New Horizons Jazz will do a benefit concert for the Canadian Dogs For The Blind, details TBA

The Thursday Jazz Band is trying to get another concert at St. Vincents

The end of June we will be bringing back the percussion instruments from St Thomas D’Aquin band extension program.


Bytown Beginner Band INFO NIGHT

Wednesday, June 4  6-7:30 pm

Dominion Chalmers United Church

St John’s Music will supply instruments to try out, to help with selecting your instrument!


This website is updated regularly, so please check back often.

IMPORTANT - If you are a member of one of our bands, it is extremely important that you sign up for our mailing list.  We communicate with our members almost solely by email with regards to rehearsal schedules, performance times and important announcements.

Once you complete the online registration process, you will automatically be requested to sign up for the mailing list.  Please watch for a 'mailing list' confirmation email with instructions.  If you are already on our mailing list, please feel free to navigate away from the email request page and have fun exploring the rest of our site.

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